CEITEC has been created to catalyse the existing basic and applied research in South Moravia to reach new levels. Its purpose is not only to provide its researchers with the best equipment and new laboratory facilities, but to engage in scientific discovery at a globally competitive level. To achieve this, CEITEC is aiming to retain and recruit scientifically talented people which can address important research questions. Development of PhD students and post-doctoral fellows for a future career in science or technologically demanding fields are important for the development of the region. By conducting research that bridges across technological disciplines, CEITEC will see its greatest advances that enhance the innovative environment of the Region.